Legal Notices & Disclaimers


The City of St. Augustine presents information on the City of St. Augustine website as a public service. Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time it is posted, but due to the changing nature of the information, the accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Website visitors are encouraged to consult with City of St. Augustine officials and employees to confirm the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of the information posted on the website. The City of St. Augustine shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained on the website.

Complaints

If you have a civil rights Title VI, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), or other Federal Law complaint regarding your ability to participate in a City program or activity please contact the City Clerk. A copy of the City's Title VI, ADA, and other Federal Law complaint form can be viewed/downloaded here.

Phone: 904-825-1007
Mail: 75 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32085
Email the City Clerk
Fax: 904-825-1008

Si usted tiene una queja con respecto a su capacidad para participar en un programa o actividad de la Ciudad en acuerdo con la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades o sus derechos civiles, por favor llame al Secretario de la Ciudad al 904-825-1007.

Handicap Parking Information

A map of handicap accessible parking locations throughout the city is available here: https://www.citystaug.com/519/Handicap-Parking. 

Legal Disclaimer Regarding Links to Other Sites

Some of the linked sites are not under the control of the City of St. Augustine. Therefore, the City of St. Augustine makes no representations concerning their content, and is not responsible for their content. That the City of St. Augustine has provided a link to a site is not an endorsement, or an indication of affiliation with the sites’ owners or publishers. 

There are risks in using any information, software, services or products found on the Internet and the City of St. Augustine cautions you to make sure that you completely understand these risks before retrieving, using, relying upon, or purchasing anything via the Internet.

Notification that Information Provided is Public Information

Any information provided by you to the City of St. Augustine, including but not limited to feedback, questions, comments, and suggestions are non-confidential; moreover, such information is a public record subject to public inspection pursuant to law. The City of St. Augustine has no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and is free to reproduce, use, and disclose the information to others without limitation.

Email Addresses

Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact the city department to request the information either by phone or in writing. If you would like to contact the city for more information regarding this notice, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 904-825-1007.

No Commercial Use

To the extent allowed by the Public Records Act, commercial use of the website materials including the city crest, is prohibited without written permission of the City of St. Augustine.

Email Not Legal Notice

Communications made through email and messaging system shall in no way be deemed to constitute legal notice to the City of St. Augustine or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, with respect to any existing or potential claim or cause of action against the city or any of its agencies, officers, employees, agents, or representatives, where notice to the City is required by any federal, state or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Title VI Public Notice

The City of St. Augustine fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statues and regulations in all programs and activities. The City operates without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion, or family status. Any person who believes him/herself or any specific class of persons, to be subjected to discrimination prohibited by Title VI may by him/herself or by representative file a written complaint with the City. A complaint must be filed no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination.

City proceedings are conducted in accessible locations and materials can be provided in accessible formats. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in City proceedings should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than five calendar days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired, or any non-English speaking person wishing to attend a proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than five calendar days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice and an interpreter will be provided.

Telephone 904-825-1007; 1.800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1.800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service.

 A copy of the City's Title VI, ADA, and other Federal Law Program Update can be viewed/downloaded here.

A copy of the City Manager's Title VI Assurances can be viewed/downloaded here.  

Equal Opportunity

The City of St. Augustine is an Equal Employment Opportunity Advocate. If you feel you have any questions about equal employment opportunities or feel you may have been discriminated against, you may call the City Human Resources Division at 904-825-1013. To read the Policy Statement regarding equal opportunity: view the Equal Opportunity Policy (PDF).

Limited English Proficiency Policy

It is the policy of the City of St. Augustine to provide language access services to populations of persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who are eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by its programs. Such services are focused on providing meaningful access to City programs, services, and/or benefits. A copy of the full policy is available here: Limited English Proficiency Policy (PDF).

Section 504 / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The City of St. Augustine is a Section 504/ADA Compliant Advocate. If you feel you may have been discriminated against, you may call the City Clerk at 904-825-1007.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and related federal and state laws and regulations forbid discrimination against those who have disabilities. Furthermore, these laws require federal-aid recipients and other government entities to take affirmative steps to reasonably accommodate those with disabilities and ensure that their needs are equitably represented in transportation programs, services and activities. 

The City will make every effort to ensure that its facilities, programs, services, and activities are accessible to those with disabilities. The City will also make every effort to ensure that its advisory committees, public involvement activities and all other programs, services and activities include representation by communities with disabilities and disability service groups.

The City encourages the public to report any facility, program, service or activity that appears inaccessible to those who are disabled. Furthermore, the City will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities who wish to participate in public involvement events or who require special assistance to access facilities, programs, services or activities. Because providing reasonable accommodation may require outside assistance, organization or resources, the City asks that requests be made at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to the need for accommodation.

Federal Fair Housing Law

The City of St. Augustine is a Fair Housing Advocate (City Ordinance Number 95-13, Section 16-26) and prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you may submit a Housing Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF); or call 800-669-9777 (Toll-Free) or 800-927-9275 (TTY). 

Locally, call the Building Official, City of St. Augustine at 904-209-4327. For assistance with completing the Housing Discrimination Form, download the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form Instructions (PDF). To read the Fair Housing statement: view the Fair Housing Statement (PDF). To view the Fair Housing Flyer: Fair Housing Flyer (PDF).

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

The City of St. Augustine has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program in accordance with regulations of the U. S Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. To read the policy statement: view the Policy Statement (PDF)

Consumer Confidence Report

The City of St. Augustine remains committed to providing clean and safe drinking water. For the 2018 sampling results please view the 2018 Water Quality Report (PDF). To notify the city regarding water treatment concerns email Patrick Timoney, Water Treatment Plant Supervisor, or call him at 904-825-1044, send him a fax to 904-823-2280, or email our staff. You also may send written correspondence to:                                                                                                     

The City of St. Augustine
P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, Florida 32085-0210

Public Hearing Notice (English)


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

 

THIS PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN SPANISH ON THE CITY OF ST. AUGUSTINE WEBSITE LOCATED AT 
(https://www.citystaug.com/125/Legal-Notices-Disclaimers)

The City of St. Augustine anticipates applying for Round Two Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program (GIP) funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support long-term mitigation efforts by assisting the State of Florida and its local governments in minimizing or eliminating the risks and reducing losses from future disasters. This program is being administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) thru the Community Development Block Grant – Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) Program. A total of four hundred seventy-five million dollars ($475,000,000.00) in funding has been allocated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) for the Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program.  The funding will be allocated through three separate funding cycles which will be held over a three-year period with the second funding cycle, to have applications submitted to DEO on or before September 17, 2021.  The amount of funding available in the second GIP application cycle is one hundred seventy-five million dollars ($175,000,000.00). The minimum allowable grant request per application is two million dollars ($2,000,000.00). Eligible types of projects are those that demonstrate increased community resiliency. Examples of some of the types of projects encouraged by DEO are as follows:

  •  Restoration of critical infrastructure (such as water and sewer facilities, streets, removal of debris, drainage, bridges, etc.). 
  • Renourishment of protective coastal dune systems and state beaches. 
  • Building or fortifying buildings that are essential to the health, safety and welfare of a community (this can include police stations, fire stations, parks and recreational centers, community and senior centers, hospitals, clinics, schools and educational facilities, other public properties). 
  • Rehabilitation or construction of stormwater management systems. 
  • Improvements to drainage facilities. 
  • Reconstruction of lift stations and sewage treatment plants.
  • Road repair and improvement and bridge strengthening. 

The City of St. Augustine anticipates applying for a total of nineteen million, four hundred sixteen thousand eight hundred and twenty-two ($19,416,822) in funding through Round Two of the CDBG-MIT General Infrastructure Program.

Activities that are typically eligible for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program as well as specific additional activities as outlined in the State of Florida CDBG-MIT Action Plan for the program are eligible projects if no other funding is available to meet the need. Applications are due in DEO no later than September 17, 2021.

The City of St. Augustine anticipates submitting applications for the following facilities:

Structure Name

Project Address

CDBG
 Funding

Project Administration

                                  N/A

      $    970,841

Lake Maria Sanchez Drainage & Seawall Project

The project involves stormwater drainage and sea wall improvements in an area south of King Street between the Intercoastal Waterway on the east and the San Sebastian River on the south and west. 

     $18,445,981     

 

 

TOTAL

    $19,416,822

 

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Additional details on the proposed activities to be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the City must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG-MIT activities. In addition, the City is required to develop a plan to assist displaced persons.

 

The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the community's mitigation of the impacts of future disasters will be held on Monday, August 23, 2021, at 5:00 PM or as soon as possible thereafter during a regular City Commission meeting to be held at the City of St. Augustine City Hall, City Commission Meeting Room, 75 King Street, St. Augustine, FL. 32084-4386. 

 

Any resident wishing to know more about the proposed project should contact Ms. Denise Radovich, Grant Administration Coordinator at (904) 209-4302, or via email to dradovich@citystaug.com. Information relating to the proposed project and application to be applied for under the Second Round of CDBG-MIT, can be accessed on the City of St. Augustine website located at (www.citystaug.com).  Comments from the public must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 3, 2021.  All comments will be considered and proposed changes to the application will be submitted to DEO.  Information relating to the proposed project and application is available for review between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the City of St. Augustine, City Hall located at 75 King Street, 4th Floor, Elevator "D" St. Augustine, FL 32084

 

The meeting is being held in a handicapped accessible facility. Non-English speaking, deaf, or visually impaired persons needing an interpreter or any handicapped person requiring special accommodation should contact Ms. Denise Radovich, Grant Administration Coordinator, at (904) 209-4302 (TDD# (800) 955-8771) (TDD) or 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

 

A Fair Housing/Equal Opportunity/Handicap Accessible Jurisdiction.

 

Public Hearing Notice (Spanish)

  

AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA 

 

ESTE AVISO DE AUDIENCIA PÚBLICA TAMBIÉN ESTÁ DISPONIBLE EN ESPAÑOL EN EL SITIO WEB DE LA CIUDAD DE SAN AGUSTÍN UBICADO EN 

https://www.citystaug.com/125/Legal-Notices-Disclaimers)

La ciudad de San Agustín planea solicitar la segunda ronda del programa de Reconstrucción General de la Infraestructura de la Florida (GIP por sus iniciales en inglés) para la financiación provista por el Departamento de Vivienda y Desarrollo Urbano de los E.E.U.U. (HUD por sus iniciales en inglés), en apoyo a trabajos a largo plazo de mitigación en ayuda al Estado de la Florida y a sus autoridades locales para minimizar o eliminar los riesgos y reducir las pérdidas en futuros desastres. Este programa está administrado por el Departamento de Oportunidad Económica de la Florida (DEO por sus iniciales en inglés) a través del Subsidio en Bloque de Desarrollo Comunitario – Mitigación (CDBG-MIT). Un total de cuatrocientos setenta y cinco millones de dólares ($475.000.000,00) en fondos ha sido asignado por el Departamento de Oportunidad Económica de la Florida (DEO) para el programa de Reconstrucción General de la Infraestructura de la Florida. Los fondos serán distribuídos en tres ciclos separados que se harán en un período de tres años, en los que las solicitudes para el segundo ciclo deben ser hechas el día o antes del día 17 de septiembre de 2021. La cantidad de fondos disponibles en el Segundo ciclo de solicitudes para el GIP es de ciento setenta y cinco millones de dólares ($175.000.000,00). La cantidad mínima de subsidio pedida en cada solicitud debe ser de dos millones de dólares ($2.000.000,00). Las clases de proyectos que pueden recibir aprobación son los que demuestren un aumento en la capacidad de recuperación de la comunidad. Algunos ejemplos de ese tipo de proyectos estimulados por el DEO se indican a continuación: 

  • Restauración de la infraestructura crítica (tal como instalaciones de agua y cloacas, calles, retiro de escombros, desagüe, puentes, etc.). 
  • Realimentación de sistemas de dunas para protección de costas y playas del estado.  
  • Construcción o fortalecimiento de edificios esenciales para la salud, seguridad y bienestar de la comunidad (esto puede incluir comisarías de policía, bomberos, parques y centros de recreación, centros comunitarios y para personas de edad avanzada, hospitales, clínicas, escuelas y centros educativos, otras propiedades públicas). 
  • Rehabilitación o construcción de sistemas de control de bocas de tormenta. 
  • Mejoras de sistemas de drenaje.  
  • Reconstrucción de estaciones de bombeo y planta de tratamiento de aguas servidas.
  • Reparación de caminos y mejoras y fortalecimiento de puentes.   

La ciudad de San Agustín espera solicitar un total de diecinueve millones, cuatrocientos y dieciséis mil ochocientos veintidós ($19,416.822) en fondos para la segunda ronda del Programa General de Infraestructura del CDBG-MIT.

Las actividades que típicamente son apropiadas para recibir fondos bajo el programa de Subsidio en Bloque de Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG), así como algunas actividades adicionales específicas que están indicadas en el Plan de Acción del Estado de la Florida CDBG-MIT son proyectos que pueden ser aprobados si no hay otros fondos disponibles para remediar esa necesidad. Las solicitudes deben llegar al DEO no más tarde del 17 de septiembre de 2021. 

La ciudad de San Agustín espera presentar solicitudes para las siguientes instalaciones: 

Nombre de la estructura

  Dirección del proyecto

Fondos

CDBG
 

Proyecto de Administración 

                                  N/A

    $    970,841

Lago María Sánchez Proyecto de drenaje y pared hacia el mar.

Este proyecto involucra el drenaje del agua de lluvia y mejoras en la pared hacia el mar en el área al sur de King Street entre el canal intra costero al este y el río San Sebastián al sur y al oeste.

             $18,445,981     

 

TOTAL

   $19,416,822

 

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Se darán detalles adicionales acerca de las actividades propuestas a ser emprendidas en la audiencia pública. Al preparar una solicitud para ser presentada al DEO, la ciudad debe hacer planes para minimizar el desplazamiento de personas como resultado de las actividades CDBG-MIT planeadas. Además, la ciudad debe desarrollar un plan de asistencia a las personas desplazadas. 

 

La audiencia pública para recibir opiniones de los ciudadanos con respecto a la mitigación del impacto de futuros desastres se hará el lunes 23 de agosto de 2021 a las 5:00 de la tarde o tan pronto sea posible más tarde durante la reunión regular de la Comisión de la Ciudad que se llevará a cabo la Municipalidad de la ciudad de San Agustín, Sala de Reuniones de la Comisión de la Ciudad, 75 King Street, San Agustín, FL. 32084-4386. 

 

Cualquier residente que desee más información acerca del Proyecto propuesto debe conectarse con la Sra. Denise Radovich, Coordinadora de la Administración del Subsidio al (904) 209-4302, o por correo electrónico a dradovich@citystaug.com. La información acerca del Proyecto propuesto y de la solicitud a ser presentada para la segunda ronda de CDBG-MIT puede obtenerse en la página web de la ciudad de San Agustín en (www.citystaug.com). Los comentarios del público deben recibirse a más tardar a la 5:00 de la tarde del viernes 3 de septiembre de 2021. Todos los comentarios serán considerados y los cambios propuestos en la solicitud serán presentados al DEO. La información acerca del Proyecto propuesto y de la solicitud está disponible para ser revisada entre las 8:30 de la mañana y las 5:00 de la tarde en la ciudad de San Agustín, la Municipalidad situada en 75 King Street, 4º piso, ascensor “D”, San Agustín, FL 32084.  

 

La reunión se hará en un edificio accesible a discapacitados. Las personas que no hablen inglés, los sordos o de visión afectada que necesiten un intérprete, o cualquier persona discapacitada que tenga necesidades particulares debe contactarse con la Sra. Denise Radovich, Coordinadora de la Administración del Subsidio al (904) 209-4302 (TDD# (800) 955-8771) (TDD) o 1(800) 955-8770 (voz) al menos 48 horas antes de la reunión. 

 

Una jurisdicción accesible a Vivienda Justa / Igual Oportunidad / Discapacitados.